Prerequisites and restrictions
“Propedeuse Archeologie” and Vroege Prehistorie obtained.
The lectures focus on the interdisciplinary study of early human behaviour. The lectures are based on a critical evaluation of recent scientific papers. Issues to be discussed range from the use of C14-dating, site formation processes to technology, resource use, social networks and gender.
- Understanding key-methods and issues in palaeolithic archaeology and the study of hunter-gatherer societies;
- Ability to assess the role of archaeological data in the context of interdisciplinary studies of the past;
- Critical analysis of scientific papers;
- Scientific writing.
Mode of delivery
- Two essays;
A list of papers will be made available.
Course schedule details can be found in the bachelor 3 time schedule.